Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, comes down on the shoulder of Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Canaan (0) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night.

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Suns have big 3rd-quarter rally, beat Magic 105-100

Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight (3) drives around Orlando Magic's Elfrid Payton (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Knight had 28 points and seven assists in his best game for Phoenix, and the Suns overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 105-100 on Wednesday night.

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Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to ‘lean in’ for women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league’s other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women’s rights at home and at work.

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Magic rookie Marble out 4 to 6 weeks with detached retina

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando Magic rookie guard Devyn Marble is expected to miss four to six weeks because of a detached retina in his left eye.

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Pacers’ Roy Hibbert to sit out against Knicks

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pacers center Roy Hibbert will not play Wednesday night against New York.

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